Dangerous Goods Driver's Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to transport more than 500 litres or 500 kilograms of dangerous goods in a road vehicle. Examples of vehicles are trailers, rigid vehicle, B-double trailer or a road-train trailer.

Dangerous goods are substances or articles that present an immediate hazard to people, property or the environment. This includes explosives, gases, flammable liquids and radioactive substances.

This licence is not required for the transport of up to 3000 litres of dangerous goods in intermediate bulk containers (IBC) if the IBCs are not filled or emptied while on the vehicle.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Complete the required training provided by an appropriate registered training organisation (RTO);
  • Be certified as medically fit by a general practitioner;
  • Have a satisfactory driving history;
  • Provide identification (passport-sized photographs and a copy of your vehicle driver licence);
  • Complete and sign the application form;
  • Obtain the RTO's certification on the application form; and
  • Submit the application form within 6 months of undertaking the training or the medical assessment.

Please be aware that the driving history and medical fitness requirements are listed on the licence application form.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $87.00 -
General Miscellaneous -

Please be aware that a credit card payment fee will apply.

Renew Renewal $87.00 -

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2014 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Chemicals and Radiation Licensing Unit

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Department of Planning and Environment

Operating address: 59 Goulburn St
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232
Phone: 02 9995 5555
Phone: 13 15 55
Fax: 02 9995 6603
Email: d.goods@epa.nsw.gov.au